Former Michigan State football player and current heavyweight boxer Seth Mitchell nabbed a big victory last week, Earle talks with Seth about his win and his upcoming plans in the sport. And Jim Abbott, former MLB and University of Michigan pitcher, has a new book out titled "Imperfect." Jim joins Earle to discuss the book and his memories from the big leagues, including his no-hitter.
Earle has the day off, so Jack Ebling fills in! Jack talks with former MSU quarterback and Washington Redskins quarterback, Kirk Cousins about the draft process. Jack also talks with Detroit News sports writer Matt Charboneau about Michigan State football. Julie Gordon, the mother of former MSU hockey player Brandon Gordon, joins Jack to talk about her charity work for cancer. Lastly, Jack talks with former MSU basketball start Ray Weathers about his basketball career and earning his degree.
Football recruiting is in full swing and it is as big of an operation as ever. Earle talks with recruiting expert Tom Lemming, author of the Prep Football Report, about how recruiting has evolved over the years. Plus, the Michigan State Football Spring Game was Saturday, Earle breaks down the practice with Adam Ruff of the Spartan Sports Network. And your calls about the Lions NFL draft and the MSU spring game.
The Lions took offensive lineman Riley Reiff with their first round draft pick, AP Sports Editor Larry Lage talks with Earle about the pick and where he will fit into the lineup. And Bob Wojnowski from the Detroit News checks in to discuss the Lions draft, as well as the future for the Red Wings and the Pistons.
The Lansing Lugnuts are off to a great start this season, so Earle talks with Lugnuts manager John Tamargo Jr. about his team. Earle and Aaron talk Tigers, NFL Draft and more. Lastly, Jeremy Sampson calls in to discuss his thoughts on the draft and Tigers.
The Wings are finished playing hockey earlier than usual, so where do they go from here? Earle talks with Detroit News writer John Niyo about the Wing's plans in the offseason, including free agency. And there's a new women's basketball coach at Michigan, will she be able to compete with MSU? Mick McCabe of the Detroit Free Press discusses the hire and prep sports with Earle.
Spring football practice it almost over, so Earle talks with Big Ten Network Analyst Howard Griffith about the Big Ten Conference. Earle also talks with mlive.com sports writer Dave Mayo about the Detroit Pistons.
High school spring sports are in full swing, Earle talks with Geoff Kimmerly from the MHSAA about track and field, golf, and other spring sports in the mid-Michigan area. At the professional level, golf is well underway, Greg Johnson from the Grand Rapids Press updates us on the PGA and Tiger Woods, as well as the upcoming Michigan State Spring Game. And the NFL draft is this week, Dave Birkett from the Detroit Free Press discusses the Lions draft.
Russ White talks with HGTV's Carter Oosterhouse. Kirk Heinze interviews the Director of Pew Environment Group's Clean Energy Program Phyllis Cuttino and chats with author Charles Fishman about his book The Big Thirst.
The Red Wings play for their life tonight against the Nashville Predators, Earle talks with Detroit News Columnist Terry Foster about the Wings chances at forcing a game six. Plus, Marti Martin from WDFN checks in with Earle to talk about the Tigers upcoming series with the Texas Rangers. And Jack Ebling discusses the Tigers, Wings, and MSU Spring Game.
Earle talks with Michigan State baseball head coach Jake Boss about their great start and the rest of the season. Earle also talks with MMA Promotor Ron Deleon about his upcoming fights here in Lansing. Lastly, Earle and Aaron discuss Wings and Tigers.
The Michigan State Spring Football game is approaching, Earle talks with Matt Charboneau of thet Detroit News about the state of the program, as well as how Andrew Maxwell is dealing with his spring injury. Plus, Earle chats with former MSU and NFL wide receiver Andre Rison about how the college game has changed, and his thoughts about NFL concussions and the bounty program.
Michigan State Spring Football is in full swing, Earle talks with Jim Comparoni from SpartanMag about the Spartan's progress in the offseason. Plus, Joe Rexrode talks to Earle about how the offense for the Spartans is performing in spring ball, and comments on the Derrick Nix situation.
Kirk Heinze talks with Michigan US Senator Debbie Stabenow about clean energy, clean water, and whether she expects a farm bill to pass this year. MSU Assistant Director of Campus Sustainability Jennifer Battle gives an update on Be Spartan Green. Marci Fitch talks about being the Director of Volunteer Services for the Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries.
Prep sports in the Mid-Michigan area are getting underway, Scott Yoshonis from the Lansing State Journal talks with Earle about the upcoming high school baseball and soccer seasons. Plus, we hear from Mark Dantonio about MSU spring football.
Spring football practices are in full swing and Earle chats with Spartanmag.com writer Rico Beard about the MSU football team. Earle also talks with Detroit News sports writer Angelique Chengelis who weighs in on the Wolverines football team. Sam Hosey checks in with an update from the conference involving Derrick Nix and Tom Izzo.
The NHL playoffs drop the puck tonight, the Detroit Red Wings take on the Nashville Predators, MSUSpartans.com Hockey Writer Neil Koepke talks with Earle about the Wings series and who he thinks will win the the cup. Plus, football season never ends, the MSU Spring Football game is two weeks away, Detroit Free Press writer George Sipple talks with Earle about the Spartan's practices.
WKAR Radio's Spring into Action fundraising drive is underway! Earle talks with MSU alumni and USA Today sports writer Jarrett Bell about hot topics in the NFL. Aaron also joins the discussion to talk about NHL playoffs, Tigers and The Master's.
Baseball is in full swing, and the Detroit Tigers are off to a 3-0 start, Earle talks with Lynn Henning from the Detroit News about the Tigers quick start to the long season. And it's not just the majors, Pat O'Keefe the Head Coach of the Grand Ledge baseball team talks with Earle about the high school season. Plus your calls on MSU Spring Football.
The Tiger's won their opening day game with a 3-2 victory over Boston, Earle talks with MLB Insider Gary Gillette about the victory and the next 161 games. Spring football practices are underway, Earle checks in with the Wolverine's team with Detroit Free Press Writer Mark Snyder. And the New Orleans NFL bounty program continues to draw headlines, Dave Birkett from the Detroit Free Press discusses the latest details.
There's a good amount of Michigan sports happening today and through the weekend! Earle talks with Lansing State Journal writer Denny Scharwze about baseball, basketball, football and more. Earle also talks with boxing trainer and HBO commentator Emmanuel Steward about an upcoming fight with one of his boxers. Lastly, Earle talks with the voice of Michigan State hockey, Scott Moore about the chances Ferris State has in the Frozen Four.
With the weather improving, it's time to get outside and move around. Earle talks with physical fitness expert Steve Morgan about how to get in shape this spring season. Plus, calls and comments about The Masters, the upcoming MLB and football season, and the Derrick Nix situation.
Spring is in the air and outdoor sports are starting to emerge. Earle talks with Michigan State's baseball coach Jake Boss about their season so far and the rest of the season. Earle also talks with Lansing State Journal writer Chris Solari about NCAA girls basketball. Finally, Earle talks with Detroit Free Press writer Drew Sharp about the state of the "1 and done" players.
The Crosstown Showdown between the Michigan State baseball team and the Lansing Lugnuts is this Thursday, Lugnuts Announcer Jesse Goldberg Strasser joins Earle to preview the matchup. And tonight a new NCAA basketball champion will be crowned, Lansing State Journal writer Joe Rexrode breaks down the game with Earle and gives his pick.
MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon and Athletic Director Mark Hollis talk with MSU Men's and Women's golf coaches - Casey Lubahn and Stacy Slobodnik-Stoll. Kirk Heinze talks with Bill Demmer, William Taylor, and Jordan Burroughs about the Boone & Crockett Program and the Demmer Shooting Sports Education and Training Center.
Earle has the day off, Jeremy Sampson from WILX-Lansing fills in and talks about the upcoming baseball season for both the Tigers and Spartans. And Ken Friend, the former Track Announcer at Michigan International Speedway and current Track Announcer at Springport Motor Speedway, talks about the upcoming auto racing season.
Earle talks with Detroit News writer Terry Foster about the NCAA tournament and other Michigan sports. Earle also talks with Dave Goricki of the Detroit News to discuss Michigan boys and girls basketball. Earle also discusses Michigan State football.